Newsletter

June/July 2012

In This Edition:
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Congratulated Port of Oakland on $15 Million Infrastructure Building Grant
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi’s Sports Concussion Training Bill Passed the State Senate
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Co-Authored Legislation to Provide Overtime Pay to Farm Workers
Lieutenant Colonel Victoria Hudson Selected as Assembly District 18’s Veteran of the Year
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Honored Annabelle Candy Company as Small Business of the Year
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Honored CLPCCD Chancellor Joel Kinnamon for His Leadership
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Honored CIF Scholarship Winner Phoebe Ann Brown
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Honored National Geography Bee Third Place Winner Varun Mahadevan
Oakland Zoo Celebrated Walk in the Wild’s 20th Anniversary
EBRPD Opened the Carden Lane Entrance to Garin Regional Park
St. Rose Hospital Celebrated the Fifth Anniversary of Its FACES Program
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Held A Mobile District Office at Hayward’s Downtown Street Party
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Honored Alameda County Fair’s 100th Anniversary


May 2012

In This Edition:
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Co-Authored Legislation to Save State Parks
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi is Appointed to Special Committee on Governor’s Reorganization Plan
Garrett Contreras Appointed as Hayward’s Fire Chief
San Lorenzo Unified School District Celebrated Its Solar Power Project
Pleasanton Unified School District Named Its “Teacher of the Year” at Its Annual “Salute to Service”
Free School Lunch Programs Available During the Summer Break
Alameda County Library Hosts its 2012 Summer Reading Game
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Recognized Eden Area ROP Students
Hayward Unified School District Celebrated its 5th Annual Latino Recognition Night
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Recognized Center for Elders’ Independence’s 20th Anniversary
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Adjourned in Memory of Hayward Police Officer Rodney Pierce
Community Gathered to Honor the Life of Dr. James Kohnen of Dublin


April 2012

In This Edition:
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Spoke at First Perinatal and Maternal Mental Health Awareness Day
Cinco de Mayo Week Supported by Assemblymember Mary Hayashi
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Honored Holocaust Survivor Martha Reynolds
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Has Launched A New Youth Concussion Education Website
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Co-Hosted an Advanced Screening of the Movie “Bully” in Sacramento
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Honored Citizens for Better Community, Bernadine Dutra and Anna Wang
Hayward Fire Chief Craig Bueno Announced His Retirement
Habitat for Humanity East Bay Received $1.5 Million from CalHome Loan Program
Home Mortgage Assistance Available through CA Department of Corporations
New Haven Schools Foundation’s Hosted Its 5th Annual Pathways to Success Scholarship Luncheon
Tri-City Health Center Celebrated Its Grand Re-Opening of the Mowry Avenue Clinic in Fremont
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Recognized the 40th Anniversary of Spectrum Community Services
Alamo Canal Trail Undercrossing Project Groundbreaking Celebrated in Dublin
Hayward Area Historical Society Held Its 13th Annual History Awards


March 2012

In This Edition:
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Co-Hosts an Advanced Screening of the Movie “Bully” in Sacramento
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Named Charmaine Banther “Woman of the Year”
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Honored for Her Outstanding Legislative Record on Labor
Hayward Education Foundation Held Its Annual Spring Gala To Honor Its Heroes
More Than 1,000 Attended the Annual Spring Job Fair at Chabot College
Education Advocates Rally for Greater Funding for Local Schools
Hayward’s Bret Harte Middle School Receives a New Netbook Computer Lab
Alameda County Women’s Hall of Fame Inducted 11 New Honorees
Gail Steele Wellness & Recovery Center Opened in Hayward
Hayward Community Celebrated Cesar Chavez Day with a Teach-In
New Smart Grid System Unveiled at Alameda County’s Correctional Facility
Eden Housing Celebrated the Grand Re-Opening of Eden Lodge in San Leandro
Deadline Extended for Independent Review of 2009-2010 Home Foreclosure Process
Fremont Dentist Steve Chan Becomes 38th President of the California Society of Pediatric Dentistry
Castro Valley Adult & Career Education Director Jerry Green Announced His Retirement
St. Rose Hospital’s CEO Michael Mahoney Announced His Retirement


February 2012

In This Edition:
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Introduces Legislation to Provide Veterans With Greater Access to College
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Attended National Meeting on Suicide Prevention in Washington D.C.
Hundreds of East Bay Children Received Free Dental Treatments in Union City
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Receives a Perfect Score from the California Labor Federation
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Hosted Two Senior Scam Stopper Seminars
CSUEB Receives $25 Million in Hayward Promise Neighborhood Partnership Grant
Canyon Middle School of Castro Valley Recognized for Its Academic Excellence
Bridge Housing Corporation Awarded $8 Million Loan Program for Affordable Housing
City of Hayward Awarded $460,000 State Grant to Help Residents with Mortgage Assistance
Fargo Senior Center of San Leandro Awarded With A $5.2 Million State Loan Program
FESCO Receives $60,000 Grant for Its Les Marquis House
Coca-Cola Refreshments in San Leandro Continues Its Path to Environmental Sustainability
Three Prominent Individuals Honored for Their Practice of Law and Service to the Community
City of Dublin Honored Its “All American City” Volunteers


January 2012

In This Edition:
Sports Concussion Training Legislation for High School Coaches Introduced by Assemblymember Mary Hayashi
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Introduces Anti-Bullying Legislation – LGBT Specialty License Plate
Consumer Federation of California gives Assemblymember Mary Hayashi a Perfect Score
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Receives a Perfect Score from the California Labor Federation
Hayward Honored Its Finest Public Servants, Teacher and Business Owner at the Annual HCC Gala
The Kids’ Breakfast Club Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary
Alameda County Family Justice Center Celebrated Its 5th Annual “One” Gala
CSUEB Appointed Dr. Leroy Morishita as Its New President
Community Welcomes HUSD’s New Superintendent Dr. Donald Evans
New San Leandro City Manager Chris Zapata Begins His Service
Alameda Alliance for Health Adds Vision and Dental Care for Qualified Seniors and Persons with Disabilities
Clinical Medical Assistants (CMA) Graduate from Castro Valley Adult School
Give Kids A Smile – Free Dental Screening Event – February 4th


October/November 2011

In This Edition:
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi’s 5th Annual Jingle Tails Holiday Event and Food Drive – December 15th
Congress of California Seniors Gives Assemblymember Mary Hayashi a Perfect Score
PawPAC Gives Assemblymember Mary Hayashi a Perfect Score for Her 2011 Legislative Voting Record
More than 200 Seniors Participated in Assemblymember Mary Hayashi’s 2nd Annual Senior Health Fair
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Honored Alameda County’s Teachers of the Year
The Great California Shakeout Drill Helped Prepare Californians in the Event of an Earthquake
State Route 92 / Interstate 880 Corridor Construction Completed
Paramedics Plus Celebrated Its Grand Opening and Commencement of EMS Service in Alameda County
Save The Bay Celebrated 50 Years of Preservation Efforts for the San Francisco Bay
Bay Area Women Against Rape Honored for 40 Years of Service
Washington Hospital Healthcare Foundation’s Top Hat Event Celebrated Its Silver Anniversary
Hayward Unified School District’s Youth Enrichment Program Celebrated its 15th Anniversary
Hayward Volunteers Recognized for their Outstanding Contributions to the Local Community


September/October 2011

In This Edition:
Governor Jerry Brown signs Assemblymember Hayashi’s bills into law
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi holds Joint Oversight hearing on the development of the nursing profession
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi hosts the 2nd Annual Senior Health Fair in San Leandro
The Castro Valley Library unveils new rooftop solar power system
GLOBE remembers two civil rights champions
San Lorenzo recognizes Nancy Van Huffel’s contributions and retirement
Korea Foundation marks 20th Anniversary
Local heroes honored by the American Red Cross
Family Emergency Shelter Coalition opens new housing facility


August 2011

In This Edition:
Free Career Counseling Seminars for Former Solyndra Employees, Contractors and Suppliers
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi’s District Office Re-Certified as a Green Business
Hayward’s First Female Chief of Police Begins Her Service
Dr. Brian Kelley Becomes the 2nd President of Life Chiropractic College West
California Police Activities League Observes Its 40th Anniversary of Serving Youth
Eden Housing Celebrates Grand Opening of Tennyson Gardens in Hayward
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Holds a Mobile District Office at 10th Annual Healthy Aging Fair
Castro Valley Adult School Honors Its Graduates of the Clinical Medical Assistance Program


July 2011

In This Edition:
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Honors Joe GreenGo! Coffee as Business of the Year
Alecia A. DeCoudreaux, J.D., Becomes the 13th President of Mills College
CalTrans Announces August 5th Weekend Traffic Closure for Route 238 in Fremont
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Awards Grants to School-Based Health Centers
Asian Pacific American Public Affairs Association (APAPA) Celebrates its 10th Anniversary
Sikh Sports Association Holds Its 5th Annual Games
Hundreds Partake in the Grand Opening of Dublin’s Heritage Park & Museums
Free School Lunch Programs Available During the Summer Break


June 2011

In This Edition:
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Honors Local Asian Pacific Islander American Leaders at Ceremony in State Capitol
San Leandro’s John Muir Middle School Receives New Computer Lab
St. Rose Hospital Honors the Graduates of its Faces for the Future Mentoring Program
Youth of the Year Awards Presented at San Leandro Boys & Girls Club
Musical Artist Sheila E. Donates Music Equipment to San Leandro Unified School District
Free School Lunch Programs Available During the Summer Break
Hayward Unified School District Celebrates its 4th Annual Latino Recognition Night
Broadmoor Plaza Senior Housing in San Leandro Invited the Community to its Open House
5th Annual East Bay AIDS Walk Recognized for its Role in the Community
Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center Inc. Celebrates its 40th Anniversary and Promotoras de Salud


May 2011

In This Edition:
More than 500 Attend Assemblymember Mary Hayashi’s 4th Annual Women’s Health Fair
California Chiropractic Association Named Assemblymember Mary Hayashi “Legislator of the Year”
Margo Howard of Canyon Middle School Honored as “Classified School Employee of the Year”
Pleasanton Unified School District Held Its Annual “Salute to Service” & Named Its “Teacher of the Year”
San Leandro Students Win National History Day State Finals
Eden Area ROP Held Its Annual Student Awards and Honored Its SkillsUSA State Conference Gold Medalists
HCAC Scholarships Presented to Local Students
California Retired Teachers Association Celebrated Its East Bay Division’s 80th Anniversary
Eden ROP Marked Its 40th Anniversary
Dublin High School Celebrated the Completion of Its New Building & Remodel Project
Hayward Shoreline Interpretive Center Celebrated its 25th Anniversary
Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighters Announced the Retirement of 9 Members
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Mural Dedicated at area NAACP Office
Davis Street Family Resource Center Held Its 10th Anniversary of Opera Night


April 2011

In This Edition:
Job Fair Hosted by Assemblymember Mary Hayashi and Chabot College Attracts Nearly 1,500
Seniors Hear from State and Local Experts About How Not to be Scammed
Oakland Zoo Receives a $7 Million State Grant
5 Time World Boxing Champion Nonito Donaire, Jr. Honored
ABAG’s 50th Anniversary Recognized
New Haven Schools Foundation Celebrates its 30th Anniversary at the 4th Annual Scholarship Luncheon
The Puente Project of Chabot College Celebrates its 30th Anniversary
Castro Valley Adult School Celebrates the Graduation of its Certified Nursing Assistant Students
American Cancer Society Is Seeking Volunteers to Drive Patients to Medical Appointments
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Honored CBC’s Volunteer and Citizen of the Year
Spectrum Community Services Hosted an Open House to Promote Its Services


March 2011

In This Edition:
First Anniversary of Health Care Reform Celebrated as New Benefits for Children and Seniors Go Into Effect
Kathy Wat of Pleasanton Named Woman of the Year
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Named Legislator of the Year by the American Red Cross – CA Chapters
Sports Concussion Town Hall Held During Brain Injury Awareness Month
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Served as Chair and Emcee for Girls Inc.’s 12th Annual Strong, Smart & Bold Luncheon
Assemblymembers Mary Hayashi and Sandré Swanson Introduce HR 10 to Establish Chief Justice Earl Warren Day
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Tours Solyndra Solar Power Manufacturing Plant
Clean Water Action Names Assemblymember Mary Hayashi a Clean Water Champion
San Leandro Senior Community Center Opens to Much Fanfar
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi’s District Office and State Capitol Participate in Earth Hour 2011
Katherine Korematsu, Wife of Fred Korematsu, Celebrated Her 90th Birthday
Indo-American Community Federation Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary of Unity Dinner
President Qayoumi of CSU East Bay Heading to San Jose State
Ohlone Community College Trustee Teresa Cox Appointed as U.S. Trade Advisor
Hayward’s Department of Motor Vehicle Branch Office Will Reopen on April 25th
Ohlone Community College Trustee Bill McMillin Remembered for His Education and Community Service


February 2011

In This Edition:
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Introduces Important Health Care Bills for the 2011 Legislative Session
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Receives a Perfect Voting Score from the American Cancer Society
California League of Conservation Voters Gives Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Its Highest Ranking
St. Rose Hospital Opens Its Newly Renovated 5th Floor Featuring New Cardiovascular Technology
The West Dublin/Pleasanton BART Station Opened Among Much Fanfare
Local Scholarship Opportunities Announced by the Hispanic Community Affairs Council
Tri-Cities League of Volunteers Celebrated Its 20th Annual LOV Around the World – An Elegant Affair
Castro Valley Adult School Graduates Its First Class of Clinical Medical Assistants
Berry Bingham Remembered for His Work in Labor, Education and Community Service


January 2011

In This Edition:
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Gives Keynote Address at Fremont/Newark YMCA’s 5th Annual MLK Celebration
Alameda County Transportation Commission Hosted a Central County Transportation Forum – East Bay Greenway
Keep Your Home California Program Helps Struggling Homeowners
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Receives a Perfect Voting Score from the Consumer Federation of California
Clean Water Action Gives Assemblymember Mary Hayashi Its Highest Ranking
East Bay Economic Development Alliance Honors Assemblymember Mary Hayashi
Castro Valley Unified School District Programs Awarded the Golden Bell Award
Hayward Honors Its Finest at the Annual HCC Gala
CSUEB President Mo Qayoumi Presented With the Vision Award
Regional CPA Students Honored at CalCPA of the East Bay’s Honorees Night
California State University East Bay Opens Its New Recreation and Wellness Center
Wa-Sung Community Center Opens in Oakland
Assemblymember Mary Hayashi’s Jingle Tails Holiday Party and Food Drive Raises 830 Pounds
Happy Retirement to Three Professionals Who Made Life More Enjoyable in the East Bay